Ms. Haynes received a BA in Sociology and History from Denison University in 1975, and a Master of Public Administration (MPA) from the University of New Hampshire in 1985. Ms. Haynes has forty years of leadership experience working with older adults in programs designed enhance their ability to live independently in the community. Her experience includes Area Agency on Aging grants management, serving as CEO for a senior living/social service/transportation agency, and development and operations for retirement communities. Under her leadership of MaineHealth's Partnership for Healthy Aging (PFHA), the organization has received national recognition for efforts in health promotion and collaboration between health care and community organizations, and has led the successful translation and national dissemination of A Matter of Balance to a Lay Leader model. Ms. Haynes is a founding member of the national Evidence-Based Leadership Council, Quality Counts Community Care Team Steering Committee, Maine Aligning Forces for Quality Executive Committee, and USM Muskie School’s Advisory Committee for the Public Health Program. Ms. Haynes leads MaineHealth’s system efforts to design and deliver high quality services to older adults and their families, is co-chair of the MaineHealth ACO Patient Centered Health Care Steering Committee, Project Director for the End-of-Life strategic plan implementation, and Director of MaineHealth Accountable Care Organization Post-Acute Care.